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A while ago I bought this nice worn in special edition from Evisu Jeans: Homage to Levi’s Jeans. Evisu brought a homage range years ago where they showed their love to the Big 3 denim brands: Levi’s, Lee and Wrangler. All the jeans were made with the unique specifics from each brand. I own this whole tribute collection in unwashed (raw) condition, but lately I came across a nice worn in pair of the Levi’s homage. The jean is made from right hand fabric, selvage and has the famous red tab, but painted ofcourse which is known of the Evisu brand. Check the jean below and check also the link with my previous post from my raw versions of these three Evisu homage jeans.
Check my previous post about The Homage to Levi’s, Lee and Wrangler here;
Yesterday was the kick-off of the second edition of the ‘Denim Boulevard’ event in Milan (Italy). Also this year the program is amazing: ‘Mood denim boulevard’ by Matt Hind and Nick Clements – Men’s File, museum ‘My Archive’ by Antonio Di Battista, book presentation ‘Details’ – A life with denim by Piero Turk, ‘Product Chain’ by Berto Industria Tessile, ‘Focus accessories’ by Spring ’85 and ’Focus finishings’ by Martelli Lavorazioni Tessili and Wash Italia. Mix these highlights with fine music, cold beers and dedicated denim people and you will have the perfect event! The event is running till Monday. Below some sneak pics with Antonio di Battista (Blue Blanket Jeans).
Again my ‘Eat Dust’ buddies Rob Harmsen and Keith Hioco from Antwerp dropped a really cool new Fall Winter 2014 – 2015 collection called: A few good men! This collection is absolutely next level, very inspiring to see their development every season! My personal favourite is the army p*ssy camo poncho. Great job boys. Cheers, one for the road!
Lucien Aberson sended me these pictures below of his great worn-out pair of Levi’s Vintage Clothing (LVC). The fit, 505 from 1967 is also one of my personal favourites in the LVC range, nice 14oz red line selvedge denim made from Japanese Kaihara fabric. Thanks for sending the pics Lucien!
- Owner: Lucien Aberson from Holland
- Brand: Levi’s Vintage Clothing (LVC) Big E - fit 505, 1967
- Age: 1+ year old
- Treatment: One wash
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The new Roy Rogers Rugged SS15 range draws inspiration from the biker world of the 40s and 50s. Many of the washes give the garments an almost dirty, dusty look of the travel experience of a motorcyclist. The leather jackets have stripes applied to the sleeves, or are made of black denim with fake oil stains evoking impervious trails by a bike.
The Rugged collection is completed by cotton t-shirts with prints taken from the most historic motorbike clubs, and jackets and shirts in Japanese selvedge fabrics with worn-effect washes. Last but not least, an element that couldn’t be missing from the range: two 70’s style bike helmets engraved with the RR initials of the brand.
To promote the Spring/Summer ’15 collection, Roy Roger’s has made an amazing video with two lumberjacks with their bikes, dressed in the cool Rugged line. Check out the video here below.
To see the current Roy Roger’s Rugged collection, it is available online at: www.sevenbell.com
This Wrangler ‘Blue Bell’ jacket 8MZ is my latest vintage found. This jacket was introduced in 1951 as the second edition Wrangler jacket included a zipper. It’s made of 8oz left hand denim, the feeling is extremely soft! It features golden/yellow selvage behind the zipper, elastic side details, sleeve vents, one breast pocket and two hip pockets.
The previous owner wore this jacket a lot as the denim is faded completely, a lot of holes and damages and the jacket also got some several chlorine spots. A true nice piece of a worn-out denim item. Perfect addition in my private collection!
Pike Brothers came with a great innovation for the hardcore bikers and denimheads, the ultimate motorcycle protect jean. The model is called 1958 MotoRoamer and it’s the first selvage motortcycle jean with EN 13595-1 certification! They teamed up with a European PPE manufacturer who specializes in bullet proof vests and protection gear for military and police forces. The result is a combination of our hard-wearing 11oz selvage denim jeans and a removable inner pant made 100% DuPont™ Kevlar® – an extremely robust combination, as the pant will withstand 12 seconds of abrasion, keeping your skin protected! Really nice to see this new combination for the bikers and denimheads! Great job Fabian!
And again we have a new ‘Butts and Shoulders’ member, The Credit Card Holder. The holder is perfect to store all your business cards, paycards, and your paper money. As you will use this very often this holder will age fast and will look beautiful over time! Welcome to the family!
Available here: www.buttsandshoulders.com/shop
This upcoming weekend the prison is open again in Leeuwarden (NL) for the rock and roll festival ‘Jailbreak’. Three days filled with the best music, the best tattoo artists and the best art. Mix these three ingredients with good people, cold beers and fresh food and there it is, Jailbreak Festival. Check for an impressions the video from the 2012 edition. Enjoy.
Creative couple Elza Wandler and Joost Doeswijk from Amsterdam based Atelier de L’Armee created again an amazing new lookbook for spring summer ’14. This time their inspiration came from deep blue seas and the middle east dessert. Each picture is a true piece of art! Very nice shoot. Check ofcourse their great handmade bags made from old deadstock denim and army jackets, but also the behind the scenes video is more than worth to watch. Bravo Elza & Joost!
Buddy Lee was an advertising mascot for Lee Jeans. The doll, a promotional item for the company was introduced in 1920. Buddy Lee’s are true collector items nowadays, especially the original ones but these are really hard to find and very expensive. Lee is still making the dolls but from plastic, but also made in limited quantities. The Buddy Lee here below is from my private collection and is made between 2007-2008 as a reproduction of the Lee Gold Label era. It’s #112 from 250 pieces. He’s wearing a raw Union Made denim and a pretty cool shirt with the famous Lee cateye buttons. Here’s Buddy Lee!
My latest vintage denim treasure is this old Wrangler ‘Blue Bell’ denim banner. The banner is in a deadstock never washed condition. They used to make these banners in small numbers, only a couple of hundred, because the silk screens weren’t so strong as nowadays. This one is made on a light weight plain right hand selvage fabric. Made from the colours red, yellow and white. Most of the Levi’s banners are also made with only these three colours. These banners were made as advertising material for the shop windows. Very hard to find and true collector items. Think this one is from the ’70′s but can also be older. If you have some more info about it, please send me an email: email@example.com